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Title: Mounting apparatus for a nozzle guide vane assembly

The present invention provides a ceramic nozzle guide assembly with an apparatus for mounting it to a metal nozzle case that includes an intermediate ceramic mounting ring. The mounting ring includes a plurality of projections that are received within a plurality of receptacles formed in the nozzle case. The projections of the mounting ring are secured within the receptacles by a ceramic retainer that allows contact between the two components only along arcuate surfaces thus eliminating sliding contact between the components.
Inventors:
 [1];  [2]
  1. (Alpine, CA)
  2. (Maitland, FL)
Issue Date:
OSTI Identifier:
870059
Assignee:
Solar Turbines Incorporated (San Diego, CA) CHO
Patent Number(s):
US 5449272
Contract Number:
AC02-92CE40960
Research Org:
Solar Turbines Inc
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
mounting; apparatus; nozzle; guide; vane; assembly; provides; ceramic; metal; intermediate; plurality; projections; received; receptacles; formed; secured; retainer; allows; contact; components; arcuate; surfaces; eliminating; sliding; nozzle guide; vane assembly; guide vane; sliding contact; mounting apparatus; ceramic nozzle; guide assembly; receptacles form; /415/